Edmonson County, KY

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2020 Population
12,195
0.47% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44
0.677% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
17.4%
4.22% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$44,229
1.91% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$91,900
5.27% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Edmonson County, KY had a population of 12.2k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $44,229. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Edmonson County, KY grew from 12,138 to 12,195, a 0.47% increase and its median household income grew from $43,401 to $44,229, a 1.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Edmonson County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.79%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.73%), and White (Hispanic) (0.631%).

None of the households in Edmonson County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Edmonson County, KY are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Edmonson County, KY was $91,900, and the homeownership rate was 84.4%.

Most people in Edmonson County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Edmonson County, KY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Edmonson County, KY is home to a population of 12.2k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.271% of Edmonson County, KY residents were born outside of the country (33 people).

In 2020, there were 53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.6k people) in Edmonson County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 218 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 213 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
99.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Edmonson County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Edmonson County, KY was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Edmonson County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.6k ± 4
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    218 ± 84.2
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    213 ± 81
1.41%
Hispanic Population
172 people

In 2020, there were 53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.6k people) in Edmonson County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 218 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 213 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.41% of the people in Edmonson County, KY are hispanic (172 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

0.271%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
33 people
0.214%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
26 people

As of 2020, 0.271% of Edmonson County, KY residents (33 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Edmonson County, KY was 0.214%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    266 ± 78
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    74 ± 53
  3. Korea
    65 ± 60

Edmonson County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Edmonson County, KY employs 4.67k people. The largest industries in Edmonson County, KY are Manufacturing (833 people), Construction (623 people), and Retail Trade (600 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($94,250), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,614), and Wholesale Trade ($47,500).

Occupations

4.67k
2020 Value
± 493
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 14.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Edmonson County, KY grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 4.62k employees to 4.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Edmonson County, KY, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (463 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (435 people), and Production Occupations (421 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Edmonson County, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.67k
2020 Value
± 493
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 14.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Edmonson County, KY grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 4.62k employees to 4.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Edmonson County, KY, are Manufacturing (833 people), Construction (623 people), and Retail Trade (600 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Edmonson County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Edmonson County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,440
Median earning men ± $4,193
$29,750
Median earning women ± $4,762

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,125), Wholesale Trade ($54,750), and Public Administration ($50,326).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($50,685), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,333), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,417).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 54
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 34
    Retail Trade
  3. 26
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57B
  2. $34.7B
  3. $31.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57B, followed by Electronics ($34.7B) and Machinery ($31.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kentucky products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$326B
2020 Value in Kentucky
$644B
Projected 2050 Value in Kentucky
97.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $326B. This is expected to increase 97.4% to $644B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.4B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $17.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Tennessee with $24.4B, followed by Ohio with $18.8B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kentucky shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Edmonson County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 78.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.979%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.764% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.662% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.15M), Some college (792k), and Secondary Education (572k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Edmonson County, KY was $91,900 in 2020, which is 0.4 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $87,300 to $91,900, a 5.27% increase. The homeownership rate in Edmonson County, KY is 84.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Edmonson County, KY have an average commute time of 33.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Edmonson County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$91,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,256
$4,243
Median Property Taxes
±$427

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Edmonson County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Edmonson County, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

84.4%
Homeownership
2020
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 84.4% of the housing units in Edmonson County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.4%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9203
  2. Census Tract 9202

The following map shows all of the tracts in Edmonson County, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,229
Median Household Income
± $7,834
5.03k
Number of Households
± 495

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.03k households in Edmonson County, KY grew to $44,229 from the previous year's value of $43,401.

The following chart displays the households in Edmonson County, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $50k - $60k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Edmonson County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2020, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Walked (4.72%)

In 2020, 78% of workers in Edmonson County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who walked to work (4.72%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

33.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Edmonson County, KY have a longer commute time (33.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.9% of the workforce in Edmonson County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Edmonson County, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Edmonson County, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Edmonson County, KY (2.09k out of 12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Edmonson County, KY is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.4% of the population of Edmonson County, KY has health coverage, with 36.4% on employee plans, 27.5% on Medicaid, 18.7% on Medicare, 8.62% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Edmonson County, KY see 12274 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.393% increase from the previous year (12226 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6075 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2430 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

12,274 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Edmonson County, KY

Primary care physicians in Edmonson County, KY see an average of 12,274 patients per year. This represents a 0.393% increase from the previous year (12,226 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Edmonson County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.1% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.6%
Uninsured
36.4%
Employer Coverage
27.5%
Medicaid
18.7%
Medicare
8.62%
Non-Group
1.16%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Edmonson County, KY grew by 21.1% from 6.28% to 7.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.5% in Edmonson County, KY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.78% in Edmonson County, KY.

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